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aleks sierz

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Aleks is author of In-Yer-Face Theatre and Rewriting the Nation, co-editor of theatreVOICE website, and works as a journalist, broadcaster and theatre critic at large.

Articles By Aleks Sierz

Touching the Void, Duke of York's Theatre review - not quite high enough

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Sydney & the Old Girl, Park Theatre review - black comedy too melodramatic

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On Bear Ridge, Royal Court review - Rhys Ifans's tragicomic masterclass

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Botticelli in the Fire, Hampstead Theatre review - history mash-up burns bright

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[Blank], Donmar Warehouse review - strong but dispiriting

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A History of Water in the Middle East, Royal Court review - feminist dreams and passions

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Baby Reindeer, Bush Theatre review - break, break, breaking Gadd

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A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Trafalgar Studios review - tragi-comic masterpiece

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Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp., Royal Court review - still experimental after all these years

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Two Ladies, Bridge Theatre review - Cvitešić and Wanamaker really rock

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The King of Hell’s Palace, Hampstead Theatre review - Chinese scandal freezes the blood

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Chiaroscuro, Bush Theatre review - music, sweet, sweet music

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Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation, Royal Court review - brilliant meta-theatrical experience

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Hansard, National Theatre review - starry argument ends poorly

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The Doctor, Almeida Theatre review - Robert Icke's long goodbye

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Go Bang Your Tambourine, Finborough Theatre review - out-dated and long-winded

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Orphée, English National Opera review – through a screen dar...

Like almost everything that it touches these days, English National Opera’s autumn season of shows rooted in the Orpheus myth has enjoyed a fairly...

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The Report review - searing political drama

It should come as no surprise that the writer of Side Effects...

Craig David, BBC Radio 2 review - what's your flava?

My friend, let’s call her Kit, is having a rubbish time. Kat (that’s me) is too. If life’s got a flavour, it’s a shade darker than 99% cocoa. Kit...

CD: Iguana Death Cult - Nude Casino

The contemporary context of the Netherlands’s Iguana Death Cult is...

Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?, Jewish Museum London r...

For a loved one to die by suicide provokes both pain and hurt. Pain, because they are gone. Hurt, because it can feel like an indictment or a...

The Accident, Series Finale, Channel 4 review - ambitious mi...

Channel 4’s The Accident closed with a bang and a...

Touching the Void, Duke of York's Theatre review - not...

Theatre can touch thousands of lives. But can it compete with the success of a bestselling book? First published in 1988, mountaineer Joe Simpson'...